Ori Fragman Sapir

Ori Fragman Sapir

Hi, I'm a botanist. The scientific director of the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens and the scientific editor of the “Flora of Israel Online” website. I specialize on the Mediterranean and West Asian floras, as well as on geophytes, plant conservation and sustainable horticulture. I have authored and co-authored the books : Protected Flowers of Israel, Red Data Book – Endangered Plants of Israel, Flowers of Ein Gedi and the Dead Sea Coast, and Beautiful Israel in the Green, in Hebrew; Flowers of the Eastern Mediterranean, Flowers of the Transcaucasus, and Green Armenia, in English. I lead professional botanical excursions in Israel, the Mediterranean and the Caucasus, amd I'm a keen photographer.
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    1. Comment on The bobcat - Lynx rufus one month ago
      a perfect portrait, thanks
    2. Comment on Orobanche cernua one month ago
      sorry, the roots are connected to neighboring plants, stealing form them water and nutrients.
    3. Comment on Silene colorata one month ago
      30 min before the flowers were closed
    4. Comment on it's so blue! 2 months ago
      The correct name today is Cyanus cyanoides
    5. Comment on Iris hermona 2 months ago
      Come and visit...
    6. Comment on Tribulus bimucronatus 2 months ago
      the fruit r caught on animals fur or on socks :)
    7. Comment on Caralluma europaea 2 months ago
      indeed related, and indeed also stinky
    8. Comment on Neotorularia torulosa 2 months ago
      yes, Brassicaceae
    9. Comment on Scutellaria utriculata 2 months ago
      I have geotagged it
    10. This is an Anchusa species and not Buglossoides arvensis